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Emergency personnel prepare a person’s body for transport, Dec. 8 at Brownsville Marina. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

Body recovered from beneath Illahee Bridge

BROWNSVILLE — At 11:40 a.m. Nov. 8, a 9-1-1 caller reported the…

 

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John Frederick Longmate | Passages

John Frederick Longmate, 96, passed away peacefully at his Silverdale home on…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

 

Watch out for packaging that has been opened and retaped (Terryl Asla / Kitsap News Group)

Buyer beware: Watch out for packaging that has been opened and retaped | Poulsbo Beat

BROWNSVILLE — Last night, my wife and I bought a designer electric…

 

“White Christmas for Poulsbo Viking,” by Cindee Still

Share your snow photos | Photo Gallery

Do you love the snow as much as we do? Send us…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
“White Christmas for Poulsbo Viking,” by Cindee Still
Kitsap County Deputy Fire Marshal Tina Turner sifts through the debris left after a fire swept through a home’s attached shed, destroying it and damaging the adjacent structure. Although Turner could not specify the fire’s exact cause, officials believe that it began near a space heater and the extension cords supplying it with power. (North Kitsap Fire & Rescue)

Two displaced, home damaged in early morning fire

MILLER BAY ESTATES — A couple was displaced but the majority of…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
Kitsap County Deputy Fire Marshal Tina Turner sifts through the debris left after a fire swept through a home’s attached shed, destroying it and damaging the adjacent structure. Although Turner could not specify the fire’s exact cause, officials believe that it began near a space heater and the extension cords supplying it with power. (North Kitsap Fire & Rescue)
“White Christmas for Poulsbo Viking,” by Cindee Still

Kitsap Transit buses on snow routes; Human Rights Conference canceled

Enjoy the snow. But if you have to travel, drive safely. All…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
“White Christmas for Poulsbo Viking,” by Cindee Still

All Teens Matter: Giving children in need the holiday they deserve

During the holiday season, there is an abundance of community organizations that…

Third try at school bond: SKSD places measure on February ballot

PORT ORCHARD — After a lengthy meeting Dec. 7, the South Kitsap…

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Martha & Mary executive director puts people first

POULSBO—Lynette Ladenburg jumped right into her new job as chief executive officer…

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“Mighty Mo” thanks Kitsap | Dispatches from Pearl Harbor

By KATHY SOLE Special Correspondent PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — Kitsap County played…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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Poulsbo Middle School tech room and art room were evacuated after an odor from the forge in the tech shop was detected during first period Dec. 8. (Sophie Bonomi / Kitsap News Group)

Strong odor affects 14 Poulsbo Middle School students

POULSBO — Fourteen Poulsbo Middle School students were evaluated by paramedics Dec.…

Poulsbo Middle School tech room and art room were evacuated after an odor from the forge in the tech shop was detected during first period Dec. 8. (Sophie Bonomi / Kitsap News Group)
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Dec. 7, 2016 | Dispatches from Pearl Harbor

By KATHY SOLE Special Correspondent PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — The morning of…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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NUWC Keyport commemorates 75 years since attack on Pearl Harbor

KEYPORT — The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division’s annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Boughton named Poulsbo’s planning director

POULSBO — The Poulsbo City Council approved Mayor Becky Erickson’s appointment of…

Parking in downtown Bremerton is typically at 80-percent full at any given time, according to City Clerk Shannon Corin. 					 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Bremerton parking study identifies problems, possible solutions

BREMERTON — Anyone who frequents downtown Bremerton can agree that finding a…

Parking in downtown Bremerton is typically at 80-percent full at any given time, according to City Clerk Shannon Corin. 					 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
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USS Stennis a happy surprise at commemoration | Dispatches from Pearl Harbor

By KATHY SOLE Special Correspondent PEARL HARBOR — As a first-time visitor,…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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Vickie H. Arness | Passages

Vickie H. Arness of Poulsbo passed away on Dec. 3, 2016. She…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Keith Maynard Hoirup | Passages

POULSBO — Former Poulsbo resident Keith Maynard Hoirup passed away suddenly on…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Kingston Cove Yacht Club spreads holiday cheer to Kingston Food Bank | Holiday Hearts

KINGSTON — Barb Fulton, director of the Kingston Food Bank, was overwhelmed…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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State: For every $100 increase in the average rent, homelessness increases 15 to 32 percent

POULSBO — For every $100 increase in the average rent, homelessness increases…

Food4Kids, 10 years old and growing | Rotary News

Seventy-five kids in North Kitsap won’t go hungry when school lets out…

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Lovecraft Brewing reaches ‘mind blowing’ milestone

BREMERTON — “People talk about their kids growing up in the blink…

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Vikings’ torches light the night sky during the Julefest celebration, Dec. 3 at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park. (Angie Donovan/Kitsap News Group correspondent)

Poulsbo’s Julefest celebration | Photo gallery

POULSBO — Julefest, a Scandivanian holiday observance, was celebrated on Dec. 3…

  • Dec 5th, 2016
Vikings’ torches light the night sky during the Julefest celebration, Dec. 3 at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park. (Angie Donovan/Kitsap News Group correspondent)

Motorcyclist injured in collision

A 61-year-old Belfair man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center on Dec.…

  • Dec 5th, 2016
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Dec. 4, 2016 | Dispatches from Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR — Kitsap Military Times Special Correspondent Kathy Sole is in…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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New Poulsbo police chief is on the job

POULSBO—It’s Dec. 5 and Dan Schoonmaker, Poulsbo new chief of police is…

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Severe-weather shelters open; snow expected tonight

Baby, it’s cold outside. And it’s going to get colder, with snow…

  • Dec 5th, 2016
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K-9 Units: the benefits and importance to the community

Dedication is incredibly important to law enforcement K-9 units. It’s not an…

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Couple sickened, attic scorched by smoldering fire

EGLON – A couple was sickened and a home was scorched in…

  • Dec 5th, 2016

Keep an eye out for a stolen United States Army flag | BPD Weekly Update

You may have seen one of several news stories last week about…

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Festival of Chimes & Lights: Port Orchard holiday events draws thousands downtown

Thousands of mostly South Kitsap residents flocked to downtown Port Orchard Dec.…

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A fire on Perry Avenue Nov. 24 was allegedly set by the 21-year-old female resident using a propane torch.
                                Photo courtesy of Bremerton Police Department

Bremerton woman arrested for second-degree arson on Thanksgiving morning

BREMERTON — A 21-year-old Bremerton woman was arrested for second-degree arson on…

  • Dec 3rd, 2016
A fire on Perry Avenue Nov. 24 was allegedly set by the 21-year-old female resident using a propane torch.
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Zachary Darner, left, and Noah Darner are brothers. Last year, Noah had a health scare that resulted in three trips to the emergency room, which their mother Beth Friendman Darner described as “really traumatic” for Zachary, who’d always wanted a little brother. Those trips inspired Zachary and his friend, Ryan Downey, to collect toys, stuffed animals and books for hospitalized children to bring a little joy to their holidays.
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Local boys collect toys to donate to children in hospitals over the holidays

CENTRAL KITSAP — Zachary Darner, 7, and Ryan Downey, 9, have one…

Zachary Darner, left, and Noah Darner are brothers. Last year, Noah had a health scare that resulted in three trips to the emergency room, which their mother Beth Friendman Darner described as “really traumatic” for Zachary, who’d always wanted a little brother. Those trips inspired Zachary and his friend, Ryan Downey, to collect toys, stuffed animals and books for hospitalized children to bring a little joy to their holidays.
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Polka Dot Powerhouses collects hygiene products for women in need

BREMERTON — “Let’s talk about periods.” Elaine Turso, Bremerton-based photographer, has, with…

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Coffee Oasis receives $5,000 from Jewelers for Children

POULSBO — Poulsbo Coffee Oasis is this year’s recipient of $5,000 from…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Local veterans, others from here at Standing Rock

POULSBO — Several North Kitsap residents have traveled the nearly 1,400 miles…

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Shields retires as president of the Poulsbo Historical Society

POULSBO — No one is quite sure when Jim Shields became president…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Harbor security training set for Dec. 8 on Sinclair Inlet

BREMERTON – Naval Base Kitsap Harbor Security will be conducting several exercises…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

South Kitsap’s Highly Capable Program accepting referrals

Referrals are now being accepted for South Kitsap School District’s Highly Capable…

Kurt Wagner Education Fund recipients clockwise: Cheryl Marshall from Sidney Glen Elementary. Lisa Wickens from Olalla Elementary. Rebecca Sorter and Kristine Lange from East Port Orchard Elementary.

Kurt Wagner Education Fund supports South Kitsap teachers and programs

The Kurt Wagner Education Fund gave out more than $5,000 to South…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
Kurt Wagner Education Fund recipients clockwise: Cheryl Marshall from Sidney Glen Elementary. Lisa Wickens from Olalla Elementary. Rebecca Sorter and Kristine Lange from East Port Orchard Elementary.